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Elena Christodoulou

Taxation of insurance agent earnings

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Tax Department recently issued a circular clarifying the taxation of insurance agent earnings.

Andrew Mandlsohn

Patented Medicine Prices Review Board's multi-stakeholder steering committee holds first meeting

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) has been consulting on its proposed reform of the federal price review process and associated guidelines.

Phillip Kite

Revisiting costs awards – BVI Court of Appeal varies costs order based on US appeal decision

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

In Fairfield Sentry Limited (In Liquidation) v Farnum Place LLC the BVI Court of Appeal varied a costs order based on a material change of circumstances – namely, a decision of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Rosa Nuria Becerril

Important amendments to Industrial Property Law: declarations of use

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

Various amendments to the Industrial Property Law's trademark chapter recently entered into force.

Ian Mann

Grand Court gives directions for dissenters' discovery in appraisal action

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

Following the recent Court of Appeal decision in Qunar, the Grand Court handed down written reasons for its further directions for dissenters' discovery in a Section 238 appraisal action.

Rogério Fernando Taffarello

Corporate criminal liability under Law of Environmental Crimes

Environment & Climate Change - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Article 3 of the Law of Environmental Crimes constitutes Brazil's sole provision regarding legal entities' liability.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey